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Federal government may cut Colorado farm subsidies

The federal government may cut millions of dollars a year in direct subsidy payments to Colorado farmers for corn, wheat and soybean crops. The cuts are part of agriculture reform heading to the U.S. Senate in a couple of months. Instead of subsidies, farmers are asking for a government-backed insurance program that would safeguard farmers… Continue Reading Federal government may cut Colorado farm subsidies

Colorado provides tens of millions of dollars in tax subsidies each year, but produces minimal information for taxpayers about who receives the support. A report from Good Jobs First shows Colorado earned a “D plus” grade for disclosing tax subsidies, after researchers determined the vast majority of recipients are not disclosed online. The largest subsidy… Continue Reading Colorado earns a ‘D+’ for disclosing tax breaks

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